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October 14, 2020 | Interviews
From 1 October 2020, Swedish company Orsing has discontinued its white Hygoformic, which was manufactured in polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), and replaced it with natural green Hygoformic Bio, manufactured in Green PE and packaged in home compostable and biodegradable bioplastic. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Patrizia Mattiucci, clinical relations manager at Orsing’s parent company DirectaDentalGroup, spoke about the reasoning behind this change, the production challenges that were faced and where the materials come from. She also gave us some insight into how the company wants to help dental clinics to communicate their environmental choices to their patients.
November 08, 2019 | Advertorial
UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden: Directa, the innovative manufacturer of dental consumables with headquarters in Upplands Väsby, is proud to announce the acquisition of the extraction instrument line Physics Forceps from Detroit-based manufacturer Golden Dent on 21 August 2019.
May 30, 2018 | Business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Directa has launched the latest product in its prophylaxis product line. The ProphyCare Prophy Powder is the new, effective powder for removal of stains and plaque.
September 28, 2016
UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden/EDGEWOOD, N.Y., USA: Directa Dental Group develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of dental consumables, materials and electronics worldwide. In order to expand its business in its key market segment, the Swedish company has recently acquired Parkell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of dental materials and dental electronics.
July 15, 2010 | Business
Directa has produced a new generation of protective wedges to protect adjacent teeth during preparation of Class II fillings to avoid the problem of iatrogenic damage to teeth caused by accidental contact with the bur. Bur damage to neighboring teeth is, sadly, a common problem in everyday dental practice.
July 12, 2010 | Business
The CoForm matrix system from Directa provides transparent corner matrices, convenience and versatility. “Sealed surfaces and surfaces finished solely by a matrix were approximately 10 times less rough than after other finishing procedures. The sealer failed to cover the whole composite surface. The unfinished and sealed surfaces lost their shine three to seven days after placement in the mouth.”*
April 12, 2010 | Business
NEW YORK, USA/STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Directa AB, a leading Scandinavian dental manufacturing company located in Stockholm that dedicates itself to introducing innovative, high-quality and cost-effective products into the dental market, is probably best-known for its Luxator extraction instruments and polycarbonate crowns.
November 03, 2009 | Business
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA: Directa, a Swedish supply and manufacturing company that dedicates itself to introducing innovative, high-quality and cost-effective products into the dental marketplace, is perhaps best known around the world for its Luxator extraction instruments, which allow dentists to remove teeth without damaging the surrounding bone tissue. But at the recent California Dental Association meeting, it was the company’s products for restorations that had many people buzzing.